Moneta Gallery Coin Museum



Users 7,696
Photos 2,528
Comments 234
Views 10,007,781
Disk Space 236.9mb

SunMon TueWed ThuFri Sat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      

Moneta 1716
Zantetsuken 293
Chinacash 170
stretrader99z 122
jumanji 58

Rom_Rep_MarcAntony2_LEG_X.jpg
Mark Antony - Legion
Moneta

[ Imperatorial Period: 82-27 B.C. ]
RomRep_MarcAntony_LEGX.jpg
Rome - Marc Antony L
Moneta

[ Imperatorial Period: 82-27 B.C. ]
RomIMP_Caesar_priest.jpg
Rome - Julius Caesar
Moneta

[ Imperatorial Period: 82-27 B.C. ]
RomRep_Moneta.jpg
Titus Carisius - Mon
Moneta

[ Imperatorial Period: 82-27 B.C. ]
RomRep_BrutusF.jpg
Roman Republic - Bru
Moneta

[ Imperatorial Period: 82-27 B.C. ]
· more ·

 

« Previous image · Next image »

RomIMP_Caesar_priest
Rome - Julius Caesar & Priestly Instruments

« Previous image  · Slide Show · Next image »

Moneta



Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 1,747
users gallery
Julius Caesar. Silver Denarius (3.98 g), 49-48 BC. Military mint traveling with Caesar. CAESAR in exergue, elephant advancing right, trampling horned serpent. Reverse Pontifical implements: simpulum, sprinkler, axe and priest's hat. Crawford 443/1; HCRI 9; Sydenham 1006; RSC 49. Decent strike in nice relief with pleasing old cabinet toning. Perhaps the most ubiquitous of Caesar's denarii, this famous issue was struck at the time of his crossing of the Rubicon and the beginning of the long period of civil wars which resulted in the downfall of the Roman Republic. A few theories have been presented explaining the obverse type, the most established being that the elephant represents good, the serpent evil, thus a message of the righteousness of Caesar's cause. The reverse shows the symbols of Rome's high priest, the Pontifex Maximus, Caesar having been elected to the office in 63 BC.
· Date: November 7, 2015 · Views: 671 · Filesize: 115.2kb · Dimensions: 860 x 441 ·
Keywords: Julius Caesar issue w/ Elephant & Priestly Instruments

Rom_Rep_MarcAntony2_LEG_X.jpg
RomRep_MarcAntony_LEGX.jpg
RomIMP_Caesar_priest.jpg
RomRep_BrutusF.jpg
RomRep_Moneta.jpg


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.

No portion of this page, text, images or code, may be copied, reproduced, published or distributed in any medium without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder.